When Jeurys Familia returned from arterial surgery late last summer, the Mets made a point of being cautious with him. Initially, the team shied away from deploying Familia in high-leverage spots, using trade acquisition AJ Ramos in save situations instead. Even after that restriction faded, the Mets never completely removed the bubble-wrap from their one-time […]
Hisashi Iwakuma doesn’t figure to be back competing for a role on the Mariners’ Major League roster until sometime around the end of May, general manager Jerry Dipoto said on his Wheelhouse Podcast on Wednesday, but the 36-year-old right-hander remains a key member of the organization going forward.
Working with young players for the two-day camp was also maybe a glimpse of Lance Parrish’s next task with the Tigers. After four seasons of managing at Double-A Erie, Tigers player development last month shifted Parrish down the organizational ladder, naming him manager at Class A West Michigan. It was an unexpected move for Parrish, […]
When asked about Dominic Smith earlier this month at the General Managers Meetings in Orlando, Fla., Sandy Alderson left little room for interpretation. He said that Smith “didn’t win” the Mets’ first base job with his performance down the stretch.
Ohtani sent a league-wide memo asking teams to explain how they intend to use him next season.
What Shohei Ohtani wants to do hasn’t been seen in MLB since Babe Ruth. How could teams structure his playing time as a rotation and lineup regular?
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Matt Silverman has transitioned back into a role as team president of the Tampa Bay Rays after spending the past three years as head of the club’s baseball operations.
Matt Silverman has transitioned back into a role as team president after spending the past three years as head of the club’s baseball operations.
He’s a familiar figure to Mariners fans, the man who has tended to injured players on the field for most of the franchise’s history. But after 35 seasons as the team’s head athletic trainer, Rick Griffin announced Friday he’s scaling back his day-to-day duties and transitioning to a new role as the club’s “Athletic Trainer […]
Before hiring Gabe Kapler, Matt Klentak and the Phillies carefully investigated some controversy involving their new manager. By Jim Salisbury
In unpacking the reasons why they fell short of a postseason berth for a second straight year, the Cardinals have not only identified what they lacked on the 2017 roster but also who they may have misjudged.